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I see no bed bugs

Last week, Mirinda came home with a number of insect bites about her body. She straight away assumed they were bedbugs. After reading all about bedbugs, I was despatched up to the flat to see if there were any in … Continue reading

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Animal

Yesterday I went onto Amazon and bought a new, handheld, cordless Dyson vacuum cleaner. It’s called the Animal and, hopefully, will transform my cleaning life. And, because Amazon is extraordinary, it turned up today. Not that I was at the … Continue reading

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Monthly clean

Today Mirinda had Book Group so I took off, up to the flat, for the monthly clean. It was another beautiful day. The Co-op clearly thinks the Canary Central branch is going to be a real winner. They are pouring … Continue reading

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The big clean up

Today the Hassells were up, bright and early, to catch an early train to Paris. It was my job to go to the flat and tidy it back up, ready for Mirinda next week. I can only imagine how early … Continue reading

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Up the A3

We’ve been watching Homeland and something occurred to me today. One of the characters, being quizzed about suicide bombers, said she would continue being a terrorist because her grandfather was killed by a drone attack. Okay, that’s not very good … Continue reading

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Sadie strikes again

In just over a week, the Hassells are going to stay at the flat. They’ve been told by some pretty reliable sources that the flat is barely big enough for one let alone a family of four but they reckon … Continue reading

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The Queen’s visit

No Science Museum this week. Apparently Queen Elizabeth II wouldn’t like the way I dressed. Nothing to do with the quality of my work or the fact that I do it all for nothing. No, regardless of what the other … Continue reading

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To Thursley

It seems that summer has well and truly gone for this year. It was very sudden. One day hot and sunny, then, as if some mischievous Met Bureau pixie had decided to make a point about an early Autumn, the … Continue reading

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Walking through Wandsworth

“The station is right there,” Mirinda remarked, pointing at an old building that looked as if it had stood beside the road for about 300 years. “My iPhone says so.” She added for a bit of technological justification. The complete … Continue reading

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Waiting for a rug

When we purchased the Canary Wharf flat, the beige carpet in the living room had a rug on it. I can only assume it was meant to break up the beige-ness, given the carpet and the similar walls. Whoever chose … Continue reading

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